0. Berlin Symposium on Promoting Reading in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

The 0. symposium on promoting reading in the age of artificial intelligence will take place at the ECDF on 22. May. The symposium is organized by ECDF Professor Daniel Hromada, Professor of "Digital Education" at the UDK Berlin. This event brings together AI and digital education experts with teachers and educators to discuss the role of AI in education. The aim of the symposium is to explore the possibilities and challenges of integrating AI technologies in education. Through keynote lectures, interactive workshops and discussion panels, the goal is to identify effective strategies for using AI to promote reading. The symposium offers an excellent opportunity to find out about the latest developments and exchange ideas with specialist colleagues. 


10:00 - 12:00 Impulse Talks (prof. Daniel Hromada, Zihern Lee, Christian Schmidts, prof. Christa Röber, ...)

12:00 - 12:45 Lunch break

12:45 - 15:15 Hands-on / Workshop (Track 1: Personal Primer; Track 2: Digital Reading Promotion; Track 3: Reading Promotion and Generative AI)

15:15 - 15:30: Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00: Discussion

Date: May 22, 2024 from 10:00 am 
Location: Einstein Center Digital Future, Wilhelmstrasse 67, Berlin
Organisation: ECDF-Professor Daniel Hromada and Zihern Lee
Main topics: Reading skills acquisition, language technologies (speech synthesis, speech recognition), generative AI (text-to-image, teacher avatars), open educational resources and AI ethics.